Two Hundred Dollars 1982, Coin from Australia - detailed information

Two Hundred Dollars 1982, Coin from Australia
CoinTwo Hundred Dollars 1982

Gold $200, the reverse features the logo of the Games and a hurdler.

The reverse was designed by Stuart Devlin, incorporating the logo designed by Hugh Edwards, the winner of a nation-wide competition held in 1978. The symbol is derived from the form of a bounding kangaroo.

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mintage107,238
Obverse
Australia / Two Hundred Dollars 1982 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin).

The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Rank-Broadley and the Gottwald portraits.

Around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982
Reverse
Australia / Two Hundred Dollars 1982 - reverse photo

Athlete hurdling right, around, X11 COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE below athlete, 200 / DOLLARS (there is an error in the inscription - it says X11 instead of XII).

Reverse Inscription 200 DOLLARS X11 COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Two Hundred Dollars 1982: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 30,032 (included in total)
Two Hundred Dollars 1982: References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Mint link
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof and regular mintage
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values Varieties Proof
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Two Hundred Dollars 1982: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Hundred Dollars
Issued1982
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value200 (x Dollar)
Mintage107,238
CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerStuart Devlin
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)10
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Two Hundred Dollars 1982: Photos
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Coin - 200 Dollars, Uncirculated, XII Commonwealth Games, Brisbane 1982
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Coin - 200 Dollars, Uncirculated, XII Commonwealth Games, Brisbane 1982
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Two Hundred Dollars 1982: Catalogue Reference IDs
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Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 76